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  1. Georgia dependent on space insulation can be...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 19-11-21
    Georgia
    dependent on space insulation can be done by simply bonding thermal plaster board to the walls.
    depending on the finished requirements this could be plastered, tape & jointed
    then painted...
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  2. Recent inquiry

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 10-11-21
    Thread: Recent inquiry
    1337

    Was shocked to get this today.
    are checkatrade happy for us members to be get this?
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  3. Key King Locksmith ​​​​​​​great idea guys 🔥👍

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 04-10-21
    Key King Locksmith
    ​​​​​​​great idea guys 🔥👍
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  4. Georgia after removing all the tiles & adhesive...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 01-10-21
    Georgia
    after removing all the tiles & adhesive blobs
    the ceiling should be inspected.
    if there is no wallpaper present then a good plasterer would be able to PVA. (Adhesive) & skim coat plaster
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  5. Katy Lauren ok Diyers will always want to ask...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 11-09-21
    Katy Lauren
    ok
    Diyers will always want to ask questions …….

    its great that they do because they are hungry for help & knowledge
    the ones that dont ask often end up in A & E

    1. I would say...
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  6. Lauren Often this question arrises with my...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 11-09-21
    Lauren

    Often this question arrises with my clients.

    the type of trade you should be using is a painter or a painter & decorator (the latter is a more skilled crafts person)


    paint remover...
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  7. Lauren Questions like this, pictures would be...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 11-09-21
    Lauren

    Questions like this, pictures would be really helpful to enable the correct advice.

    if the Dry lining jointing compound has come away then a repair is required.
    also if the internal...
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  8. Georgia ok - having read this question a few...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 10-09-21
    Georgia
    ok - having read this question a few times…..
    I’ll try to answer it.
    If a checkatrade member is happy to work on an hourly rate then it should reflect quite a few things.

    1....
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  10. Georgia ive had this question come up from my...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 01-09-21
    Georgia
    ive had this question come up from my clients many times over my 44 years working as a painter & decorator.
    if your asking from a pre painting preparation question? Then 100% yes!
    if its...
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  11. Georgia water ingress from a chimney could be a...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 28-08-21
    Georgia
    water ingress from a chimney could be a number of things.

    1. No Cowling to Chimney pot
    2. Lead flashing failing

    my recommendation would be get builder to inspect
    possibly with the...
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  12. Rick the Handyman hi Rick appreciate the...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 05-08-21
    Rick the Handyman
    hi
    Rick
    appreciate the interest but i am really busy…
    ​​​​​​​i am on the Norfolk coast
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  13. Lauren the short answer is yes… with the...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 04-08-21
    Lauren
    the short answer is yes…
    with the correct preparation & testing to ensure it doesn’t contain asbestos.
    Certain things to consider
    1. How heavy a pattern is the artex
    2. Is it on a wall...
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  14. Lauren These 2 questions come up often….. ...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 03-08-21
    Lauren

    These 2 questions come up often…..

    1. Definitely no you can not & should not plaster over Wallpeper

    2. Yes you can plaster over sound well stuck paint paint (test it first!)
    the use...
    4 Replies
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  15. Olivia Scammell ok using a Checkatrade...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 28-07-21
    Olivia Scammell
    ok
    using a Checkatrade registered Buisines is about recommended & trusted trades.
    If the workmanship is to an unacceptable standard - then use the feedback portal and leave a...
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  16. Lauren This would be a great job for a...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 21-07-21
    Lauren

    This would be a great job for a carpenter, joiner or even a multi skilled trade.
    idealy show pictures of the set up, both with the machine in & out of situ.
    ​​​​​​​Answering any...
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  17. Georgia is this the paint finish? ​​​​​​​or the...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 09-07-21
    Georgia
    is this the paint finish?
    ​​​​​​​or the installation? 👀
    7 Replies
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  18. Georgia ​​​​​​​great 👌🙌

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 09-07-21
    Georgia
    ​​​​​​​great 👌🙌
    7 Replies
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  19. Georgia would be good to know what the job was...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 09-07-21
    Georgia
    would be good to know what the job was that was finished badly?👀
    7 Replies
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  20. Georgia Any leak is a leak too many! i would...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 08-07-21
    Georgia
    Any leak is a leak too many!

    i would highly recommend that you contact a local Checkatrade member.
    A window company or a builder.
    you need confirmation where the leak is coming from. ...
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  22. Georgia ​​​​​​​fab 🙌

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 05-07-21
    Georgia
    ​​​​​​​fab 🙌
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  23. Georgia whilst i feel for this client & agree...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 02-07-21
    Georgia
    whilst i feel for this client & agree with her points, I would try to work through this.
    neighbour disputes can quickly develop into a war zone where it becomes not a nice place to live. ...
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  24. Lauren any plumber or local builder would be...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 02-07-21
    Lauren
    any plumber or local builder would be able to complete this straight forward replacement
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  25. Lauren a carpenter or builder would be my...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 02-07-21
    Lauren
    a carpenter or builder would be my recommendation
    1 Replies
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